I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.